There’s a little bit of truth in this one in that some lasers, peels and tools can be damaging, or ineffective on darker skin tones – especially when it comes to hair removal. But it’s not true of every laser, peel or beauty tool out there.
Take the time to consult professionals who are experienced in treating darker skin tones with chemical peels or lasers, ask for testimonials and look for recommendations. Also check out our article on the best skincare experts for black skin here.
A facialist who isn’t experienced in handling black skin can unintentionally cause damage that leads to scarring and hyperpigmentation. It makes sense to seek out a professional who’s experienced in all darker skin tones.